Amy S. Rivers

June 27, 1965 – Aug. 6, 2011

Amy S. Rivers, 46, of Delafield, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at her residence.

Amy was born June 27, 1965, in Wisconsin Rapids, to Donald and Jan (Bushman) Parrett. She married Daniel J. Rivers on May 21, 1994, in Wisconsin Rapids. Amy was formerly employed at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for 17 years and Alliant Energy for four years. In 1997, she received the Virginia Hart Award given annually to the top performing female state employee.

Amy is survived by her husband, Daniel; two sons, Mathew and Joshua, both of Delafield; mother, Jan Parrett of Wisconsin Rapids; two sisters, Cynthia (Keith) Gustafson of White Bear Lake, Minn., and Dawn (Tony) Enger of Sun Prairie; and nieces and nephews, Niklas and Christel Gustafson, Michael Szyryj and Niki and Ty Enger.

Amy was preceded in death by her father, Donald Parrett, and an infant sister, Lori Lynn.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Friday, Aug. 12, at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Wisconsin Rapids. The Rev. William Menzel will officiate. Another Mass and burial will be held at a later date at Immaculate Conception Parish in Sheboygan.

In lieu of flowers, monetary gifts will be used for further education of Amy’s sons.

Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids is handling all arrangements. Call 715-423-1414 or visit online at for more information.